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Front Yard Landscaping Ideas

Posted On November 25th, 2022

Hiring a professional landscaper is not easy. You spend a lot of time and money looking for the best service provider, and may end up paying even more if the job is urgent. Do you really need to hire anyone in the first place? Well, if you do not...

Common Uses Of Landscaping Tarps

Posted On November 18th, 2022

Landscaping tarp is familiar along highways where it is used to manage erosion and in parks where it peeks out from flower beds and borders. If used in private homes and gardens, a landscaping tarp can save hours of work and contribute to the beauty...

What Happens to Your Lawn During Cold Weather?

Posted On November 11th, 2022

Northern lawns survive on winter beauty rest   A yearly visit from Jack Frost is a common sight for residents in the northern United States and Canada. During his visit, everything freezes from bodies of water to plots of lands. Unfortunately,...

Hardscapes and Softscapes in Landscape Design

Posted On November 4th, 2022

In order to have a complete understanding of landscaping, you need to understand what is involved with landscaping and the fact that they include two different features referred to as hardscapes and softscapes. In order to distinguish their...

Fall Army Worms and Your Lawn

Posted On October 28th, 2022

When you see the word "army," it's usually because of some type of ground troops. But in this case, we're talking about an insect that can sway public opinion and wreak havoc with your property—the fall armyworm! It's not surprising why...

How to Identify and Treat Grass Fungus

Posted On October 21st, 2022

The grass fungus is a type of fungal infection that can affect lawns, fields, and other areas where grass grows. It manifests in different ways depending on the severity of the infestation, levels of humidity, temperature range, and soil types. If...

Grow herbs indoors with these tips!

Posted On October 14th, 2022

If you live in an urban area, living space is scarce, property prices are high and it can be difficult to grow herbs. Fortunately, little pots and a windowsill can provide all the conditions needed for some tasty herb to thrive. Here are some ideas...

Why Concrete Floors Are Better Than Carpet

Posted On October 7th, 2022

When it comes to finding the right flooring it is everything when buying a new house or renovating. When you do the first walk through it’s what lights up the house and brings it all together. It’s what you saw when you first walk in and...

Reasons To Choose Concrete Over Bluestone

Posted On September 29th, 2022

Concrete and natural stone are two materials that are often chosen when putting in driveways, walkways, and patios, but how do you know which materials are best for your project? When you're looking to up your hardscape game, you've got a lot of...

Don't let air quality affect your lawn.

Posted On September 23rd, 2022

People often think of the quality of air and their lawn's health as separate entities. One is indoors, while one is outdoors; one has no direct contact with the other. However, it is not that simple. There are many ways in which air quality can...

What To Do With A Waterlogged Lawn

Posted On September 14th, 2022

OverviewThere are often some seasons in which the norm is weather that is far much too wet than on normal occasions. Many people are often excited about the change of weather and often embrace it. This is because continuous rainfall may work to give...

Winterizing Your Sprinkler System

Posted On September 9th, 2022

Winter can be a winter wonderland, but not necessarily for your sprinkler system. If there is water in your sprinkler system (and trust us, there will be,) then when the temperature dips below freezing, the water will freeze and likely cause damage...

Landscape Walkway Ideas

Posted On September 2nd, 2022

Most people don’t think about the importance of walkways until they have to walk in or on them. Whether you’re looking to update your existing walkway or create a whole new path on your property, check out these walkway design ideas to...

Tips On How Short You Should Cut Your Grass

Posted On August 25th, 2022

It's a perennial question. Just how short should I cut my lawn? Many homeowners go by the marine haircut philosophy. Cut it so the grass is barely noticeable and you can get on to bigger and better things like going to a pro baseball game or hitting...

Gardening for seniors: Made easy.

Posted On August 12th, 2022

If you're a senior looking for an easy and enjoyable way to get active this spring, look no further than gardening! Gardening is a great way to get some exercise, fresh air, and sunshine. It can also be a fun way to spend time with friends and...

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